Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Russian composer. He studied law in college and entered civil sercice, continuing study music on the side. In 1862 he entered the St. Petersburg Conservatory to study with Anton Rubinstein. In 1863 he resigned from civil service and concentrated to study composition. In 1866 he started to teach at the Moscow Conservatory, later served as the head of Moscow branch of Russian Musical Society. He composed 6 symphonies, operas, concertos(1 violin, 3 piano, 1 cello), orchestral and chamber music.

Albania


Wagner,
Grieg,
Gounod,
Tchaikovsky

Austria(1)


Swan Lake

Austria(2)


A stage scene from "The Queen of Spade"

Ballet-Nutcraker


Friday, April 15, 2011

Bolshoi Theatre


Glinka,
Tchaikovsky,
Mussorgsky,
Rimsky-Korsakov,
Borodin

Bulgaria(1)









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Bulgaria(2)

Comoros(1)

Comoros(2)

Cuba

Djibouti


Mozart,
Tchaikovsky,
Liszt,
Verdi

Eynhallow(Scotland)

Gambia, The

Germany


A scene from "Swan Lake"







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Grenada Grenadines(1)

Grenada Grenadines(2)

Guinea-Equatorial

Karjala

Liechtenstein


Flower Waltz from Nutcracker

Monaco

Mongolia







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Northern Cyprus

Romania

Russia-Tchaikovsky Hall

Russia-Tchaikovsky Statute

Russia(1)


Issued to commemorate the 100th birth anniversary in 1940.
Tchaikovsky Museum at Klin,
Passage from fourth symphony,
Excerpt from Eugene Onigen

Russia(2)

Issued to honoring Tchaikovsky and for the First Tchaikovsky Competition for pianos and violins in 1958.

Russia(3)

Issued for thr Second International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1962.

Russia(4)

Issued for the Third International Tchaikovsky Competition, May 30-June 29, 1966.
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Moscow State Conservatory,
Tchaikovsky Monument,
Tchaikovsky House

Russia(5)

to honor the 5th Tchaikovsky International Competion in 1974.

Russia(6)

Issued to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary in 1990,
scene from opera "Iolanta".

Russia(6)

St. Thome & Prince

Tadjikistan

Tongo

Ballet-Nutcracker

Ballet-Sleeping Beauty

Ballet-Swan Lake